Wehrenberg Theatres sold to Milwaukee theatre company

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ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A local movie theater chain is being sold to a Milwaukee-based company.

According to our partners at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Marcus Theatres is buying Wehrenberg Theatres. Financial terms of the deal have not been made public. The sale is expected to be completed in December.

Wehrenberg has 14 movie theatres company-wide, including 9 in the St. Louis area.

Marcus Theatres, the fifth largest movie theater chain in the country, is not expected to change or replace the Wehrenberg name.